Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Orkan Telhan celebrates the publication of his new book Designature (Revolver Publishing) with a book release party on Friday, March 31 in New York City at Genspace. Designature explores the nature of agency—the essential “signature” found in everything, from the simplest forms of life to humans, machines, and everyday objects.
Beginning Wednesday, January 18, PennDesign hosts more than 50 leading architects, artists, designers, planners, preservationists, and scholars in public lectures on the built environment and visual culture. Programs are organized by PennDesign’s graduate programs in Architecture, City and Regional Planning, Fine Arts, Historic Preservation, Integrated Product Design, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Spatial Analytics, and by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, the Penn Institute for Urban Research, and PennPraxis.
We are excited to announce that current MFA students, MFA alumni, and members of the Fine Art faculty have been accepted into the juried exhibition, 215 610 Contemporary at the Delaware County Community College. An opening reception and a lecture by the curator, Pepon Osorio, will be held on Wednesday, December 7th beginning at 4pm. Find the full schedule here.
United States Artists in Chicago announced its fellows for 2016 today. Forty six artists working in a variety of fields within the arts will receive $50,000, including MFA '10 alum, Jacolby Satterwhite! Check out the full article here.
Friday, October 14th, Professor Sharon Hayes will be leading a discussion in response to performance artist, Holly Hughes' newest work. 6 PM! Fisher Bennett Hall!
MFA Alumni Emilie Selden and Susan Fang introduce their Brooklyn based pop-up gallery 6WK with an opening reception on October 2nd. Check out the details here!
Named chair of the Department of Fine Arts on July 1, Ken Lum is a Vancouver-born artist who joined the PennDesign faculty as Professor and Director of the Undergraduate Program in 2012. Lum served as the head of the graduate program in studio art at the University of British Columbia, where he began teaching in 1990, and has lectured and served on juries worldwide.
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